The Beauty of Twitter

Today I tweeted ‘need some work experience #please’ 

Within a few hours one of the DJ’s at my local radio station replied with ‘where are you based?’. Within minutes I was offered work experience. 

Throughout the day emails and tweets have been sent back and forth and I start work experience at Radio Hartlepool next Tuesday. 

People often say that social networks are killing society – that they prevent us from communicating face to face – but for people trying to get the career they want they are nothing but useful. I have a twitter, a facebook, a blog, a tumblr, a linkedin and when it was popular I had a myspace. 

Point being that twitter and other social networks can be the most powerful weapons at our disposal – whether we use them for good or bad is up to us. In this case twitter has only brought about good things for me and I am hopeful that it will keep doing so. 


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